Birds of Colombia

    CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Nyctibiidae (Potoos)  
Genus: Nyctibius (5 species, 7 worldwide)


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Long-tailed Potoo (Nyctibius aethereus)
   


Rufous Potoo
Rufous Potoo (Nyctibius bracteatus)
Tena, Napo Province, Ecuador
  The smallest potoo.
   
Photograph by Eric Gropp     Copyright and usage info

Great Potoo
Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Common Potoo
Common Potoo (Nyctibius griseus)
Laguna Sonso, Buga, Colombia
  Bright yellow eye. Like all potoos, rests perched vertically during daylight hours.
   

Andean Potoo
Andean Potoo (Nyctibius maculosus)
Peru  
   
Photograph by Dominic Sherony     Copyright and usage info


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